Music

18 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce The featured performers for the August 23, 2018 performance of the Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series will be ‘The Lake Effect’, an all-male a cappella group hailing from the Buffalo, NY area. This concert will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Lakeside Park, located along the shores of Chautauqua Lake, in the Village of Mayville NY. Members of the group are Ron Veiders, Matthew Sciara, Andy Pacer, Scott Panfil, and Mark Marinaccio. Now in its 17th year, this 5-member all-male a cappella group uses all vocals to perform originals and covers of...

16 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. JAMESTOWN (July 27, 2018) – It’s time once again to fill Downtown Jamestown with a night full of music, all for an excellent cause! Now in it’s 15th year, Infinity’s annual Local Music Showcase has become a staple event in downtown each and every fall. More than 40 local musicians have volunteered to perform throughout 9 Downtown Jamestown venues on Saturday, September 8, 2018, including: Brazil Craft Beer and Wine Lounge, Forte, Labyrinth Press Company, MoJo’s Music Bar, Shawbucks, Tarmac Café, The Chadakoin Club, The Pub, and The Wine Cellar. Infinity’s...

12 Aug 20180 Contributed Article Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce On Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. the smooth sounds of songwriter and jazz crooner Barbara Jean will fill Lakeside Park, located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake along Route 394 in the Village of Mayville, New York. Barbara Jean has been performing for many years, having performed with the original country-rock group Gotham Rose, but since 2000 she has been singing jazz and traditional pop. She has performed with groups such as The Harold Olson Orchestra, Razz and Friends, Jazz Train, and Satin Doll. In 2008 she recorded her own songs in her debut...

21 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Infinity Visual and Performing Arts JAMESTOWN (July 9, 2018) – Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival are excitedly collaborating to bring Guinness World Record holder, and touring musician, Brandon Bailey Johnson to Jamestown for a performance at the Infinity Arts Café on Friday, July 27, 2018. Miki Girts, Festival Director for Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival, approached Infinity with the idea, and the Infinity Arts Café seemed the perfect place to introduce Infinity’s music students and our community to this talented young artist. Miki says, “Brandon is a fantastic...

13 Jul 20180 Contributed Article The 1891 Fredonia Opera House FREDONIA – The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the Beatles’ classic 1968 animated film “Yellow Submarine.” It will be screened on Sat., July 14, and Tues., July 17, at 7:30 p.m. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its original release, the film has been restored, remastered and re-released to give Beatles fans of all ages the opportunity to come together and share in this visually stunning movie and soundtrack. “Yellow Submarine,” based upon a song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, is a fantastic tale brimming with peace, love, and hope,...

2 Jul 20180 The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Jackson Rohm will be the featured performer for the first concert of the 2018 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series. Held on Thursday, July 5th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., the performance will take place at Lakeside Park, located along Route 394 in the Village of Mayville, NY. Jackson Rohm has been performing as a solo performer for many years. Now a resident of California, he comes back to his home town in the summer to perform at different venues, including our summer concert series at which he is a favorite. He has created a catalog of original...

23 Jun 20180 Erie, PA: The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce Lake Erie Cyclefest will add two new rides to its second annual event, as it partners with Erie’s Blues & Jazz Festival, creating a packaged Rhythm and Ride Weekend. The event will kick off Thursday, August 2 and feature six total cycling events through Sunday, August 5. Proceeds from Lake Erie Cyclefest will once again benefit EmergyCare, WQLN and the YMCA of Greater Erie. Representatives from each organization, as well as VisitErie, the Erie Sports Commission, Erie Arts & Culture, Erie County and City of Erie announced the updated event at a press conference on Tuesday,...

15 Jun 20180 FREDONIA – The Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival celebrates its 23rd year when it returns to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House June 15-17. Under Artistic Director Grant Cooper, the series of three concerts explores both the masterworks and lesser-known orchestral music of 17th and 18th century Baroque composers. While the music of J.S. Bach is the foundation of the Festival, performances also often feature music by familiar composers such as Vivaldi and Handel. The “Beyond” in the Festival’s name refers to the inclusion of works of other lesser-known (and some present-day) composers who are artistically linked to the more...

23 May 20180 On May 21, Rolling Hills Radio will present Robin and Linda Williams, musicians who are internationally known for their harmony singing and songwriting talents. The show will be recorded live for radio and television at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown, NY. "What better way could there possibly be to bring our 8th, and most successful season to a close?" asks Ken Hardley, the show's producer and host. "Since 1976, Robin and Linda, who have frequently appeared on the 'A Prairie Home Companion' stage, will be making their first-ever appearance in Jamestown. When I asked ... and they said yes, I was absolutely delighted!" As Hardley and others...

11 May 20181 – Jamestown High School is proud to announce that it has been awarded the GRAMMY Museum's GRAMMY Signature Schools Community Award. The award provides recognition and support to economically underserved public high school music programs in selected communities nationwide. As a GRAMMY Signature School Award recipient, JHS is one of only 100 schools in the nation to receive a Community Award of $2,000 to benefit their music programs. Selections are made proactively by the GRAMMY Museum seeking to find schools where the funding will have the most impact. During the 2017–2018 school year, the Hot Topic Foundation provided funding for the...
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